Gender equality on boards and in the media: two sides of the same coin

Demand for senior female executives in large corporates should be on the up. Women hold more and more economic power, being increasingly the key decision-makers on consumer purchases,  the main breadwinners in households, and representing the majority of highly qualified graduates. The tide is also turning in terms of the feminisation of stakeholder influence on large corporates.

But things don't seem to be playing out as the simple law of supply and demand would suggest. The majority of organisations seem to be anchored in the belief that 25 to 30% female representation will provide sufficient diversity in the boardroom to sustain corporate success.

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12 December
Amazone, Rue du Méridien 10, Brussels


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Download here: Accelerate! « Women in Media » Guides for women stepping forth, and for organizations supporting gender parity in the information media.

Access here: Videos of our workshop leaders at  the Accelerate! « Women in Media » conference - 8 April, Brussels

Access here: Our video with impressive quotes by great women talking about the presence of women experts in the media

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